William Walton: Music and Literature

William Walton: Music and Literature

by Stewart R. Craggs
     
 

ISBN-10: 1859281907

ISBN-13: 9781859281901

Pub. Date: 06/01/1999

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

This collection of essays seeks to reflect the many aspects of the life and work of William Walton. Written by acknowledged Walton scholars, they cover the literary influences in his music and the current debates that surround them.  See more details below

Overview

This collection of essays seeks to reflect the many aspects of the life and work of William Walton. Written by acknowledged Walton scholars, they cover the literary influences in his music and the current debates that surround them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781859281901
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
06/01/1999
Series:
Music and Literature Series
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.49(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Acknowledgements
Foreword
1The Songs1
2Sacred Music22
3Facade - 'a Noise like Amber'34
4Belshazzar and the BBC Bureaucracy: the Origins of a Masterpiece59
5The Symphonies and Concertos67
6Film Music109
7'All the things that might have been': Christopher Columbus132
8'A Lost Child': A Study of the Genesis of Troilus and Cressida182
9The Recorded Works209
10Walton's Words228
Bibliography256
Index of Walton's music261
General index263

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